Employment Opportunities

The Center for Oral Health (COH) is a nonprofit, California-based organization dedicated to promoting public oral health, with a focus on children and vulnerable populations. COH collaborates with national, state, and local partners to develop innovative community-based strategies for improving the oral health.

COH is an equal opportunity employer committed to staff diversity.

Current Job Openings:

  

  

Dentist - Big Bear, CA

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Job Title:         Dentist

Reports To:      Executive Director

Effective Date:  March 1st 2017

Position Status: Full-Time

Pay Range:       DOE

Location:          Big Bear, CA

To Apply:          Email Resume and Cover Letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Position Description

 

Position Summary

We are looking for a Full-Time general dentist to join Center for Oral Health. Our long-standing organization thrives on providing excellent customer service and care to our wonderful patient base. We offer state of the art services and are looking for the right professional to join our non-profit. Great opportunity for the right candidate to join a unique working and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•Provide the community with General Dentistry services 

•Demonstrate clinical excellence by ensuring that every patient receives a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment plan 

•Provide clinical support and leadership in the practice 

•Work with and communicate with Specialists by referring to Endodontists, Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, Orthodontists, Pediatric Dentists, and Periodontists for patient's needs

Other duties may be assigned. The duties listed here are typical examples of the work performed; not all duties assigned are included, nor is it expected that all similar positions will be assigned every duty.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • DDS/DMD degree from an accredited University
  • Active State Dental Board license
  • Current Malpractice Insurance
  • A determination to achieve financial success 
  • Seeking experienced dentists for this opportunity

 

Other Skills & Qualifications

Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills in order to manage the diverse tasks and interact with the varied constituencies involved in the programs

 

Language Skills

Bilingual skills in Spanish (English-Spanish) are strongly preferred Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Computer Skills

Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) for email, data access, budgeting, reporting, and navigation of COH’s computer systems.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Current DDS/DMD degree from an accredited University, license to practice in California. License must be in good standing with the Dental Board of California.

Valid California Driver License and Automobile Liability Insurance.

Other Requirements

Must complete and submit documentation of the DOJ Live Scan process (Department of Justice) to obtain clearance to work in the County of Los Angeles.

TB Screening: upon hire and periodically thereafter. TB clearance is a strict requirement for this position.

Travel Requirements

Must have reliable transportation and be available to travel to various locations where project is implemented. Travel may be required on a local, regional, or national level for program implementation, program activities or attend conferences related to the programs.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands, and to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision due to see the intricacies of the dental equipment. Prolonged sitting or standing may be required. Those physical movements and the degree of mobility normally associated with the practice of primary care dentistry will be performed on a repetitive basis. The ability to distinguish letters and symbols, as well as the ability to utilize telephones, computer terminals, and copiers is required.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Work under stressful conditions as well as irregular hours may be required. Exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, radiation and other conditions common to a clinical environment may routinely be encountered.

 

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a resume and cover letter.

Please forward all to:

Andrea Sequeira

Center for Oral Health

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Dental Office Manager - Big Bear, CA

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Job Title:         Dental Office Manager

Reports To:      Regional Manager

Effective Date:  November 2017

Position Status: Full-Time

Pay Range:       DOE

Location:          Big Bear, CA

To Apply:          Email Resume and Cover Letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Position Description

 

Position Summary

The mission of the Center for Oral Health is to improve oral health, especially of vulnerable populations, through innovation, research, education, and advocacy. At the core of what we do is the belief that a state of optimal health cannot be attained without good oral health. We are seeking a Dental Office/Clinic Manager who holds the same values and wants to help our dental practice serve our patients efficiently, compassionately, and with dignity.

The ideal candidate will be friendly, outgoing, detail-oriented and highly organized. The ideal candidate must be knowledgeable of CA regulations affecting the practice of dentistry in a Medicaid-only environment.

He or she will be a self-motivated professional, who can start a dental clinic from scratch, and take over all management duties for front office staff, including reception and dental assisting professionals. A Dental Office/Clinic Manager needs to have excellent interpersonal skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-energy environment.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities - The Dental Office Manager is expected to oversee:

•Management of Staff: 

 

Hire and train new office staff to respond to patients' needs and manage billing systems 

Conduct weekly check-ins with team members to ensure goals are bing met 

Determine and maintain efficient staffing levels

Manage a team of front and back office staff.

Motivate office personnel to serve patients.

Quarterly performance reviews with direct reports.

Support professional development of staff.

Ensure compliance with company policies.

Work with dental providers to help develop the provider's patent communication skills.

Assess, investigate, and resolve staff and patient issues boy analyzing the facts and circumstances to develop timely, effective, and logical yet creative solutions.

 

•Day to Day Operations: 

 

Ensure smooth operations of facilities/infrastructure

Maintain a high-level of customer service.

Identify areas for systematic improvements.

Oversee general up-keep of facility.

Conflict resolution and high-level member issues.

Creates a positive environment that ensures the greatest level of satisfaction amongst staff and customers.

Oversee the processing of insurance and secondary insurance claims

Assist patients with applying for credit and other financial assistance.

Provide the Dentist with administrative and practical support when asked

 

•Budget Management/Financial Oversight

Maintain the dental clinic's budget, general ledger and accounting systems

Manage clinic operating budget

Identify areas for increasing revenue and reducing costs
Set and track revenue targets
 
 
•Applicants should have most of the following experience:
 
Facilities management in a dental clinic
3 years’ dental/medical management experience required
Staff management
Customer service design/implementation
Budget management/accounting experience
General operations
Business Analysis
 
•Applicants should possess most of the following skills:
 
Organized
Focused on the details
Team player
Solutions oriented
Excellent written and oral communication abilities
Unflappable and extremely personable
Systems thinker
High level of emotional intelligence
Tireless work-ethic
Working knowledge of dental billing and insurance protocols
Excellent customer service and leadership skills
Ability to multi-task efficiently
Excellent computer and typing skills
 
Education Requirements
Associate’s degree in business administration or related field
 
Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
Valid California Driver’s License and Automobile Liability Insurance.
 
Other Requirements
Must complete and submit documentation of the DOJ Live Scan process (Department of Justice) to obtain clearance to work.
 
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands, and to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision due to see the intricacies of the dental equipment. Prolonged sitting or standing may be required. Those physical movements and the degree of mobility normally associated with the practice of primary care dentistry will be performed on a repetitive basis. The ability to distinguish letters and symbols, as well as the ability to utilize telephones, computer terminals, and copiers is required.
 
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, radiation and other conditions common to a clinical environment may routinely be encountered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

Research Assistant - Pomona, CA

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Job Title:         Research Assistant

Reports To:      Director of Research

Effective Date:  January 15th 2018

Position Status: Full-Time

Pay Range:       DOE

Location:          Pomona, CA

To Apply:          Email Resume and Cover Letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Position Description

 

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Research, performs a variety of professional program activities for COH’s Research and Evaluation Department. This is a Full-Time position and the Research Assistant will provide technical assistance with public health programs, research and evaluation.

 

Due to the broad scope of this position, the Research Assistant will work closely with Center for Oral Health’s partner organizations to implement and expand the components of COH’s Research and Evaluation Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•The Research Assistant (RA) will support the Director of Research by coordinating and carrying out designated research tasks and projects, assisting with data entry, cleaning and statistical analysis, writing reports and drafting material for manuscripts, progress reports, articles or other documents for publication and/or presentations. This position is frequently involved with mining and analyses of datasets from a variety of sources. This position is responsible for organizing, processing, and isolating aspects of specific interest within several of these datasets. This individual will provide preliminary quality checks of the data output, assess the validity of the data, and work directly with external partners to request or collect necessary data. 

•The RA will support other research tasks related to qualitative data collection, transcription and data cleaning. The RA will support the development and implementation of data collection protocols, support data collection staff through technical assistance, data audits and maintenance of datasets with utmost diligence and accuracy 

•Conducts tasks like comprehensive literature review, report writing and proof-reading as well as dissemination for various projects.

•Will assist a Director of Research in the coordination, management and recruitment of research subjects. Utilizes superior organizational and communication skills to coordinate with research subjects and participating organizations or entities.

•Supports the establishment of various advisory committees for ongoing and new projects, and serves as the primary contact for meeting coordination and correspondence.

•Interfaces with partner organizations, health practitioners of various types, and assists in developing relationships with external stakeholders, provider networks, and partners.

•Works closely with Director of Research to ensure program performance goals are met. Supports timely submission of project reports and updates.

•Performs a variety of tasks to support oral health coalitions, workgroups and other groups led and convened by COH.

Other duties may be assigned. The duties listed here are typical examples of the work performed; not all duties assigned are included, nor is it expected that all similar positions will be assigned every duty.

Supervisory Responsibilities This position is NOT responsible for the oversight of any other staff.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Biology, Science or a related field. Or three (3) years of experience in a related field.
  • Experience with data collection and analysis is preferred

 

Other Skills & Qualifications

Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills in order to manage the diverse tasks and interact with the varied partners and stakeholders

Basic understanding of research methods and statistics is preferred

Superior communication and writing skills are a must (writing samples will be requested at some point during the hiring process).

Should possess a demonstrated passion for public health and serving vulnerable populations

 

Language Skills

Given the service population that is benefitted by the funding for this position, Bilingual skills in Spanish (English-Spanish) are strongly preferred.

Computer Skills

Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) for email, data access, budgeting, reporting, and navigation of COH’s computer systems.

Some experience with data entry, cleaning and analysis with MS-Excel or SAS, and database development with MS-Access preferred. Ability to navigate electronic dental health record/billing software is preferred.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Valid California Driver License and Automobile Liability Insurance.

Other Requirements

Must complete and submit documentation of the DOJ Live Scan process (Department of Justice) to obtain clearance to work.

TB Screening: upon hire and periodically thereafter. TB clearance is a strict requirement for this position.

Travel Requirements

Must have reliable transportation and be available to travel to various locations where project is implemented. Travel may be required on a local, regional, or national level for program implementation, program activities or attend conferences related to the programs.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands, and to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision due to see the intricacies of the dental equipment. Prolonged sitting or standing may be required. Those physical movements and the degree of mobility normally associated with the practice of primary care dentistry will be performed on a repetitive basis. The ability to distinguish letters and symbols, as well as the ability to utilize telephones, computer terminals, and copiers is required.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Work under stressful conditions as well as irregular hours may be required. Exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, radiation and other conditions common to a clinical environment may routinely be encountered.

 

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a resume and cover letter.

Please forward all to:

Andrea Sequeira

Center for Oral Health

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 

 

 
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